Best James McAvoy movies

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Best James McAvoy movies

TOP 25:
Atomic Blonde
Atomic Blonde
Character: David Percival
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2017
An undercover MI6 agent is sent to Berlin during the Cold War to investigate the murder of a fellow agent and recover a missing list of double agents.

TOP 24:
Wanted
Wanted
Character: Wesley Gibson
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Release: 2008
Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.


TOP 23:
The Last Station
The Last Station
Character: Valentin Bulgakov
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2009
A historical drama that illustrates Russian author Leo Tolstoy's struggle to balance fame and wealth with his commitment to a life devoid of material things. The Countess Sofya, wife and muse to Leo Tolstoy, uses every trick of seduction on her husband's loyal disciple, whom she believes was the person responsible for Tolstoy signing a new will that leaves his work and property to the Russian people.

TOP 22:
Glass
Glass
Character: Patricia / Dennis / Hedwig / The Beast / Barry / Heinrich / Jade / Ian / Mary Reynolds / Norma / Jalin / Kat / B.T. / Kevin Wendell Crumb / Mr. Pritchard / Felida / Luke / Goddard / Samuel / Polly
Genre: Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
Release: 2019
In a series of escalating encounters, former security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities. Meanwhile, the shadowy presence of Elijah Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds secrets critical to both men.

TOP 21:
X-Men: Apocalypse
X-Men: Apocalypse
Character: Charles Xavier / Professor X
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2016
After the re-emergence of the world's first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.


TOP 20:
Starter for 10
Starter for 10
Character: Brian Jackson
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2006
In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.

TOP 19:
Trance
Trance
Character: Simon
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Release: 2013
A violent gang enlists the help of a hypnotherapist in an attempt to locate a painting which somehow vanished in the middle of a heist.

TOP 18:
Penelope
Penelope
Character: Johnny/Max
Genre: Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Release: 2006
Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional fairy tale about a girl who bucks convention to create her own happy ending.


TOP 17:
The Conspirator
The Conspirator
Character: Frederick Aiken
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Release: 2010
Mary Surratt is the lone female charged as a co-conspirator in the assassination trial of Abraham Lincoln. As the whole nation turns against her, she is forced to rely on her reluctant lawyer to uncover the truth and save her life.

TOP 16:
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him
Character: Conor
Genre: Romance, Drama
Release: 2014
Told from the male perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

TOP 15:

Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas
Character: Arthur (voice)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Family, Comedy
Release: 2011
Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning.


TOP 14:

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her
Character: Conor
Genre: Drama
Release: 2014
Told from the female perspective, the story of a couple trying to reclaim the life and love they once knew and pick up the pieces of a past that may be too far gone.

TOP 13:

It Chapter Two

It Chapter Two
Character: Bill Denbrough
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Release: 2019
27 years after overcoming the malevolent supernatural entity Pennywise, the former members of the Losers' Club, who have grown up and moved away from Derry, are brought back together by a devastating phone call.

TOP 12:

Strings

Strings
Character: Hal
Genre: Adventure, Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Release: 2004
Strings is a mythological story about the son of a king, Hal Tara, who sets out on a journey to avenge the death of his father. To his surprise he discovers the truth of his own people - and where he least expects it - he finds true love.

TOP 11:

Once Upon a Deadpool

Once Upon a Deadpool
Character: Charles Xavier / Professor X
Genre: Action, Comedy
Release: 2018
A kidnapped Fred Savage is forced to endure Deadpool's PG-13 rendition of Deadpool 2 as a Princess Bride-esque story that's full of magic, wonder & zero F's.


TOP 10:

Filth

Filth
Character: Bruce Robertson
Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
Release: 2013
A bigoted junkie cop suffering from bipolar disorder and drug addiction manipulates and hallucinates his way through the festive season in a bid to secure promotion and win back his wife and daughter.

TOP 9:

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Character: Mr. Tumnus, the Faun
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Family
Release: 2005
Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch's glacial powers forever.

TOP 8:

Becoming Jane

Becoming Jane
Character: Tom Lefroy
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.

TOP 7:

Split

Split
Character: Kevin Wendell Crumb / Dennis / Patricia / Hedwig / The Beast / Barry / Orwell / Jade
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release: 2017
Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Fletcher, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls led by the willful, observant Casey, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him — as well as everyone around him — as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

TOP 6:

X-Men: First Class

X-Men: First Class
Character: Charles Xavier / Professor X
Genre: Action, Science Fiction, Adventure
Release: 2011
Before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Before they were arch-enemies, they were closest of friends, working together with other mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop the greatest threat the world has ever known.


TOP 5:

Inside I'm Dancing

Inside I'm Dancing
Character: Rory O'Shea
Genre: Drama
Release: 2004
Michael is a 24-year-old who has cerebral palsy and long-term resident of the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, run by the formidable Eileen. His life is transformed when the maverick Rory O'Shea moves in.

TOP 4:

The Last King of Scotland

The Last King of Scotland
Character: Dr. Nicholas Garrigan
Genre: Drama
Release: 2006
Young Scottish doctor, Nicholas Garrigan decides it's time for an adventure after he finishes his formal education, so he decides to try his luck in Uganda, and arrives during the downfall of President Obote. General Idi Amin comes to power and asks Garrigan to become his personal doctor.

TOP 3:

X-Men: Days of Future Past

X-Men: Days of Future Past
Character: Charles Xavier / Professor X (Young)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction
Release: 2014
The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.

TOP 2:

Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2
Character: Charles Xavier (uncredited)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Release: 2018
Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool battles the evil and powerful Cable and other bad guys to save a boy's life.

TOP 1:

Atonement

Atonement
Character: Robbie Turner
Genre: Drama, Romance
Release: 2007
As a 13-year-old, fledgling writer Briony Tallis irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit.